Aerodynamics of the Osprey, Part 2

Osprey landing
Landing requires use of its wing feathers and tail that are not used in the same way when soaring. First, they turn into the wind, open their wings and drop their tail to create drag. I took this photo at Lake Sonoma, Sonoma, County, CA.

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